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Definition: Economically inactive

Social statistics

(Economically) inactive consists of persons belong to the following categories:
 - Retired: economically inactive persons that declare themselves as being retired or that received any old-age related benefits in the year prior to the survey;
 - Other economically inactive;
 - All other persons.
Eurostat, "European Community Household Panel (ECHP) - Selected indicators from the 1995 wave", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999